About the author - Mircea Popa
Mircea Popa is the CEO and co-founder of Medicai. Mircea previously founded SkinVision, a mobile app designed to detect melanoma (skin cancer) through ML algorithms applied on images taken with smartphones. He believes that a multidisciplinary approach to medicine is possible only when everyone has access to a better way to store, transmit and collaborate on medical data.
Articles written by Mircea Popa
Are Physical Exams Obsolete? Not with Hybrid Healthcare!
June 29, 2022
In the past, physical exams were the only means of regular healthcare visits. But today, with telehealth as an increasingly popular alternative, many wonder, "are physical exams obsolete?" If patients can receive most of their care remotely, why bother coming in for a physical exam? These are the questions on...
How to Help Patients Adapt to Hybrid Healthcare
June 22, 2022
As telehealth continues to grow in popularity, more and more healthcare practices are implementing the hybrid model. This model is extremely beneficial to both patients and providers, but adjusting to a hybrid healthcare model can be confusing for some patients. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together some tips for...
Why Medical Practices Need a Hybrid Healthcare Strategy
June 15, 2022
The pandemic kickstarted the launch of telehealth worldwide, introducing patients and providers to a reality of convenient and accessible healthcare. Years after its introduction, telehealth is still growing in popularity, but that doesn’t mean that in-person care is obsolete. To offer patients the best of both care...
Challenges in Hybrid Healthcare
May 25, 2022
Hybrid healthcare has taken off with great speed and is offering enhanced access to healthcare to patients worldwide. But, as with all new solutions, it still has a few bugs that need fixing. For providers to offer hybrid healthcare most effectively, they must overcome these four challenges.
What It Means to be Digital-First in Medicine
May 18, 2022
Healthcare practices worldwide are finding new and innovative ways to utilize technology in patient care. Developments in medical devices and tests have made healthcare more accurate and efficient than ever. But, adopting a handful of new technologies isn’t enough to stay ahead in modern medicine. For healthcare...
How to Make Data-Driven Improvements to the Patient Experience
April 13, 2022
Developments in technology continue to improve the patient experience, mainly due to the role of data in healthcare decisions. Implementing data-driven improvements can drastically increase the accuracy of decisions within healthcare practices, thus improving the patient experience. The question is: how do you go...
Top Challenges in Orthopedic Practice Management
April 6, 2022
Orthopedics practices are only one of many that are struggling to keep up with today’s healthcare crisis. Many practices are struggling to meet patient demand with a dwindling workforce. On top of that, practices are still facing many pre-COVID challenges. For healthcare practices to maintain patient care and overcome...
Digital Transformation for Orthopedics through Telehealth
March 16, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic gave many healthcare fields the push they needed to seek new solutions. Technologies that seemed to be non-vital proved themselves to be the opposite. For a field like orthopedics, technology is critical to providing patients a full range of accurate and efficient care. Consider X-Rays, CTs, and...
Future-Proofing Your Orthopedics Practice
March 9, 2022
Medicine is constantly changing and developing, as is technology. For the modern healthcare practice to remain sustainable in the future, it is crucial to keep up with medicine and technology as it advances in order to future-proof your practice. For orthopedics practices, in particular, implementing the right...
How To Develop a Game Plan for Delivering a Better Patient Experience
March 2, 2022
Consumerism is driving the healthcare industry today. More and more healthcare practices recognize the importance of prioritizing their patients and improving the patient experience. But, while this realization is an excellent start, many practices need to make some significant changes in order to truly meet patient...
Post-COVID Changes in Healthcare
February 23, 2022
When COVID-19 hit in 2020, there was no way of anticipating how it would change healthcare, and the world, for the foreseeable future. Worldwide, people retreated into their homes and began to embrace the remote lifestyle - between work, school, and virtually everything else. Still, perhaps one of the greatest...
The Evolution of Image Sharing
February 16, 2022
Image sharing has evolved significantly in the past few years, easing the lives of both patients and providers. While traditionally an outdated and tedious task, image sharing today is now fast and effortless, thanks to developments in technology and telehealth. To help you understand just how significantly it has...
Addressing the Need for Better Patient Matching
January 5, 2022
An often overlooked aspect of healthcare is the administrative side of it. Keeping patient records organized and maintained is a critical role that can negatively impact patient care if mismanaged. Healthcare providers are constantly searching for ways to optimize patient record keeping, ensuring that records are...
Identifying an Overwhelmed Patient with a Chronic Condition
December 29, 2021
It can be very easy for patients with a chronic condition to become overwhelmed by their diagnosis. For many, such a diagnosis could mean significant changes in their daily life and this realization can be quite the stressor. If patients are not informed enough of their condition, they may become overwhelmed and...
Medical Trends: Consumerism
December 15, 2021
It may seem as though healthcare has always been centered around the patient experience - after all, what purpose does healthcare serve without patients? But, while this might seem like the case, it has not been the reality of healthcare until only recently. Patients have to constantly advocate for themselves in order...
The Future of Telehealth: 5 Emerging Trends
December 8, 2021
The adoption of telehealth has experienced a significant surge over the past few years. This is in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic but also because of recent developments in technology. As more and more patients experience telehealth, it continues to become the preferred method of healthcare. As a result, more...
What are Patients’ Digital Health Preferences, Really?
December 2, 2021
Just as businesses cater their products to their customers, healthcare practices need to cater their services to their patients. One of the ways that practices are doing this is by offering telehealth to their patients. With such digital tools, patients obtain greater access to healthcare in a more convenient manner....
Using Technology to Make Healthcare More Accessible
November 25, 2021
In recent years, technology has been able to revolutionize nearly every aspect of our lives. It seems as though everything we do is made easier through technology, and this includes healthcare. Specific developments in technology have made healthcare, which was traditionally inconvenient and a privilege, more...
Innovating on a Budget: Five Tips for Growing Medical Practices
November 17, 2021
For modern companies in any industry to stay competitive, innovating your business is crucial. Even in the medical industry, it is vital that healthcare providers pursue innovation in medicine to ensure that they can provide their patients with the most optimal care. But, while innovation can pay off, it can also be...
Emerging Trends in Teleradiology
October 1, 2021
The teleradiology industry has seen dramatic growth in recent years, resulting in the appearance of many notable trends. These trends are changing the way that radiology patients receive care, accelerating customer satisfaction and optimizing treatment. Many of these trends involve the adoption of teleradiology...
Important Doctor Subscriptions Pricing Changes
June 1, 2021
When Medicai first launched, we felt it was our responsibility to help doctors and chronically ill patients with their most dire needs, like collaboration, time, and cost-saving options. Last year, when the COVID-19 outbreak took place, we offered our paid 20GB storage plan for free to all doctors in the hope that they would find a better way of helping their patients. We’ve also grown our business a lot, and we now have more than 30 clinics and hospitals, 1500 doctors, and 800 patients in our network, and we’re onboarding new clients every day.
Year in review 2020
December 22, 2020
We have been working hard this year to make Medicai one of the most important tools for doctors and patients.
Interview with Dragos Tudorache, Managing Partner @ Neuroaxis
July 13, 2020
We took the opportunity of interviewing Dragos Tudorache about how Medicai is helping him on day-to-day work.
Medicai’s role in the COVID-19 crisis
April 5, 2020
The statistics we have until now don’t paint a very pretty picture. At the time of this writing on April 5th, there are over 1.2 million cases worldwide with the death toll reaching a little under 65 thousand. Out of the total cases, 5% are in serious or critical condition.
The Coronavirus will put the healthcare system to the test
March 17, 2020
Medicai is at the very interface of healthcare facilities and chronically ill patients, the ones that we now know are the most vulnerable patients in the face of the new Coronavirus. We feel that it is our duty to lend a hand to our partners in the healthcare industry and our patients alike.
Chest CT Scans vs COVID-19
March 11, 2020
The Novel Coronavirus, also named COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-19 is an RNA virus from the Corona family which usually lives in bats. Being a zoonotic virus, it’s able to mutate and transfer from animals to humans. This is what happened in January in Wuhan’s animal market, the ground zero of infection.
Artificial intelligence, medical imaging and workflow automation
November 4, 2019
Online behavioural analysis, big data forecasts, meteorology, self-driving cars or speech recognition are all based upon technologies that in some degree employ artificial intelligence. But what is exactly this ‘artificial intelligence’? How intelligent it actually is? And last but not least, should we fear it?